bone-dry

adjective
\ ˈbōn-ˈdrī How to pronounce bone-dry (audio) \

Definition of bone-dry

1 : very dry

First Known Use of bone-dry

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Bone-dry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bone-dry. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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